When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Verizon 5G Edge makes innovation possible in ways never before considered. We are entering a new era where MEC and 5G will enable ultralow latency applications like IoT, autonomous vehicles, real-time asset tracking, image and video recognition, AR/VR, immersive gaming, and automated robotics. These next-generation technologies demand new network thinking, and you could be a part of a team that ushers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

You will be part of the Network Management Center, focused on supporting MEC (Multi-Access Edge Compute). We are a 24·7·365 Operations team that ensures the reliability, performance, and security of the infrastructure and technology that MEC leverages to deliver the power of the cloud built right into America's best Wireless Network.

  • Troubleshooting the infrastructure of the Edge Compute, Network, and Storage for MEC.
  • Generating, driving, and updating trouble tickets via an internal ticketing system.
  • Ensuring low latency, high availability, and performance of the overall platform.
  • Managing communications to our internal and external partners and customers.
  • Handling phone calls to respond to network alarms and events.
  • Enhancing automation through scripting to improve team efficiency.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as necessary.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant discipline.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of modern router architecture including interworking of control plane and forwarding plane, switch fabric, and egress queuing.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and demonstrated ability to handle multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Experience with network logging, monitoring, and analytics tools (SevOne, Elk, Splunk, Wireshark, NetScout).
  • Unix/Linux experience.
  • Knowledge of Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), REST-CONF, and YANG.
  • Scripting experience (Python, Perl, Bash, Ansible)
  • Network certifications (CCNA, CCNP, or relevant)
  • Knowledge of IP telecommunication equipment and technologies.
  • Knowledge of routing protocols and familiarity with concepts associated with cloud computing and virtualization (SDN/NFV)
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies (OpenStack, AWS, Azure, OpenShift, K8s)

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